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New DirectX 12 Features In Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Lifting the veil! Microsoft has finally provided a lot more details on the bunch of new DirectX 12 features that are have been released as part of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This new version of

Microsoft Details New DirectX 12 Features

DirectX 12 launched with Windows 10 in 2015, and is steadily becoming a way for developers to get better performance out of the GPU in the latest titles optimized for this collection of APIs. Microsoft added a

Windows 8.1 App Watch: File Manager Gold

File Manager Gold is free for now, so if you plan on downloading this nicely designed app, then now is the time. It is set to become a paid application in the near future. So fire up

Microsoft Launches New Tool To Help Users Migrate From Windows XP

Those of you still running Windows XP with plans to move to a newer OS have something good heading your way. Microsoft has just launched a simple new migration tool. Available free of charge, this application comes

Windows 8.1 App Watch: Explorer8

File management in the Modern UI has come a long way from the barebones days of Windows 8 release. You can now find a variety of Metro apps on the Windows Store that allow you to manage

Windows 8.1 App Watch: Bing Maps Preview

When it comes to Windows apps, Google is playing hard to catch. The search engine giant clearly has no intention (at least right now) to launch Metro versions of its apps and services. And this means Microsoft

Download Windows 8.1 ISOs Straight From Microsoft With This Neat Trick

When Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 in the Windows Store, it made it a point in saying that it would not be releasing ISO files for those looking for a clean install of the new operating system. A

App Watch: Clock Tile DIY

Feeling a little inspired? Have some creative juices flowing? What would you say to a little do-it-yourself project of creating a Windows 8 Live Tile with a custom artistic clock? This nifty little app allows you to

App Watch: 3DMark

Perhaps one of the most important third-party software releases on the fledgling Windows RT platform has just landed. Futuremark has now announced its flagship benchmarking tool, 3DMark, is now available for Windows 8 and RT users on

Internet Explorer Gets Emergency Patch For All Versions

It is not often you see Microsoft rushing outs emergency patches, considering the company has a pretty effective monthly Patch Tuesday update cycle going for its software fixes and firmware improvements. But even though the technology titan